#MarchforOurLives Social Media Illustrates Student Impact – More than Two Million Posts in 24 Hours

Never before have students had a political impact on the national conversation around an important issue, perhaps since Vietnam. Today’s March for Our Lives, inspired and organized by classmates of those killed in the Parkland, Florida school shootings, has registered more than two million social media posts in the past 24 hours, including 1.7 million between midnight last night and 3 p.m. EDT, according to international social media analytics firm Talkwalker.

The march, organized by #NeverAgain, the anti-gun violence movement started by survivors of the Stoneman Douglas shooting including Emma González, Cameron Kasky, David Hogg, Sarah Chadwick, and many others, took place Saturday, March 24, 2018.

The top five trending hashtags between midnight last night and 3 p.m. EDT are:

1. #MarchForOurLives 1.8 million mentions
2. #NeverAgain 266.6K
3. #GunControlNow 66K
4. #Enough 56.3k
5. #VeteransforGunReform 51.6K
6. #GunReformNow 29.9K
7. #EnoughIsEnough 23.7K
8. #SatrudayMorning 20.8K
9. #IWillMarch 20.6K
10. #NRA 17.2K